The Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® (PFAR) proudly presents the 22nd annual “A Taste of Old Pasadena” on Tuesday, September 17, from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. Indulge in an adventure of taste as you visit popular Old Pasadena restaurants, eateries and dessert cafés, on a self-guided culinary walking tour. Tickets are $30 and are available at the Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® at 1070 E. Green Street #100, Pasadena, CA, 626-795-2455, or sold the day of the event in front of select locations.


From Italian at Il Fornaio to authentic Himalayan cuisine at Tibet Nepal House and culinary Mediterranean delights at Café Santorini, “A Taste of Old Pasadena” is the perfect opportunity to experience many of the area’s diverse, award-winning eateries in one evening. Each participating venue will provide maps to guide you – or simply follow the signs conveniently placed in front of the establishments.  Other participating restaurants include popular French café Café Bizou, Spanish restaurant La Luna Negra, favorite Indian eatery All India Café, and California wine bar and restaurant Vertical Wine Bistro, among others.


A Taste of Old Pasadena is also a wonderful opportunity to sample Old Pasadena’s newest restaurants and food artisans including Pan Asian fusion restaurant 168, modern Mediterranean café Kal’s Bistro, the reopened neighborhood favorite Twin Palms, and indulgent and innovative burger bistro Slater’s 50/50 amongst others. Diners will not only marvel in the delicious cuisine that “A Taste of Old Pasadena “offers, but will also enjoy helping others with 100% of proceeds benefiting local charities.


Participating venues include:


  • 21 Choices
  • 168 Restaurant
  • Brothers’ Pies n’ Fries
  • Mignon Chocolate
  • All India Café
  • Bella’s Gourmet Pizza
  • Beyond the Olive
  • Bird Pick Tea & Herb
  • Café Santorini
  • Equator Café
  • Himalayan Café
  • Hot Wings Café
  • Il Fornaio
  • IX Tapa Cantina
  • Jake’s Café & Billiards
  • Kal’s Bistro
  • La Luna Negra
  • Mezbaan Indian
  • PappaRich
  • Popcorn-N-More
  • Saladish
  • Slater’s 50/50
  • Temptations Chocolate Factory
  • The Kitchen Italian Café & Pizzeria
  • SORRISO- Bar Celona
  • Sugar Fix Desserts
  • The Melting Pot
  • Three Dog Bakery for Dogs
  • Tibet Nepal House
  • Twin Palms
  • Vertical Wine Bistro
  • Wokcano Café


Making 106 years of serving the local communities of Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, South Pasadena, La Cañada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, and Sunland-Tujunga, PFAR’s goals are to promote success for its members and preserve real property rights, while enforcing the Code of Ethics of the National Associations of REALTORS. Over the years, the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors has expanded its mission to serve as a constructive force in the improvement of the quality of life within the community.

Completely run by volunteer Realtors and Affiliates, the PFAR Charitable Foundation hosts several fundraisers throughout the year which include Wine Tasting, Bingo Night, and PFAR’s Charity Golf Classic. The Charitable Foundation mission is to support local charities actively involved in our community though financial donations with a special emphasis on charities that have low administrative overhead and focus on disadvantaged and needy populations; to foster tomorrow’s leaders by providing scholarships to graduating high school students; and to promote public awareness of the positive impact that Realtors make within our community.

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